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Physiology of Love - Role of Oxytocin in Human Relationships, Stress Response and Health $110.00
Authors: Toku Takahashi, Irena Gribovskaja-Rupp, Reji Babygirija (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI, USA) 
Book Description:
Are human beings genetically predisposed to prosocial and cooperative behavior? Are human beings inherently virtuous or evil? Is love self-sacrifice? This book was written to answer these questions from the view point of the neuroendocrinology regulating oxytocin (OXT) system in our brain. OXT is synthesized mainly in a section of brain called “hypothalamus”. While OXT plays a crucial role in childbirth by facilitating uterus contraction and milk ejection, OXT is called as “love hormone” because it also plays a key role in regulating affectionate behaviors. OXT is linked to health-promoting cardiovascular, analgesic, and anti-stress effects. It is hightly recommened to consider how to upregulate the internal OXT system, rather than depending on OXT administered from outside the body. Manual therapies that involve sensory nerve stimulation of the skin and muscle increase hypothalamic OXT expression, and help alleviate symptoms associated with stress. Social interaction also upregulates OXT expression by which affection, empathy, friendship and love among humans can be transmitted across generations. Once this interaction is persistently maintained, the positive loop of love won’t be terminated. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Acknowledgment

List of Abbreviations

Chapter I. Classical Functions of Oxytocin

Chapter II. Oxytocin and Mother-Infant Bonding

Chapter III. Oxytocin and Social Ties

Chapter IV. Divergent Actions of Oxytocin and Vasopressin

Chapter V. Anti-stress Effect of Oxytocin

Chapter VI. Somatosensory Stimulation and the Basic Science behind Acupuncture

Chapter VII. Oxytocin Synthesis and Social Interaction

Chapter VIII. Clinical Aspects of Oxytocin

Chapter IX. The Story of "Abel and Cain”

Chapter X. Prosocial Aspect of Oxytocin

Chapter XI. Inheritance of Love

References

Index

   Series:
      Physiology - Laboratory and Clinical Research
      Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 6x9 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62417-610-4
   Status: AV
  
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